Dr Zweli Mkhize, the South African health minister revealed in a statement that the first case of Corona virus has been reported in kwazulu nantal.
The 38- year old victim,who contracted the deadly disease recently returned from Italy with his wife.
He returned on the 1st of March, and went for a check up at a private hospital due to fever, headache, sore throat and cough.
They ran a test on him and discovered he had contracted the deadly Corona virus disease.
The minister also revealed that a team of epidemologist and clinicians from NICD have been deployed to Kwazulu nantal, the place where the victim was first diagnosed.
The victim and the medical doctor that attended to him when he visited the clinic for check up, have been isolated to prevent the virus from spreading .